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Joel Diaz Returns on August 18, Faces Sanchez in AC

ATLANTIC CITY —On Saturday night August 18th, John Lynch’s Pound For Pound Promotions presents an outstanding night of world class boxing that will be headlined a ten round Super Featherweight bout between Joel Diaz and Guillermo Sanchez.

Diaz of Palmdale, California has a record of 10-0 with nine knockouts and has been impressive in his two year professional career.

The twenty year old already has signature wins over Guy Robb (7-0) via seventh round stoppage and in his last bout when scored a fifth round stoppage over former world title challenger Emanuel Lucero (26-10-1) on June 2nd in Tacoma, Washington.

Sanchez of Buffalo, New York has a record of 13-5-1 with six knockouts.

Sanchez won his first eleven bouts and he has victories over four undefeated fighters in Harvey Murray (2-0-2), Eddie Irizarry (5-0), Miguel Rodriguez (6-0) and Rod Salka (12-0).

The twenty-four year old has been matched extremely tough as evidenced by his fights with Dominic Salcido (17-2), Future world champion Adrien Broner (16-0), Mark Davis (15-0), former world title challenger Edner Cherry (28-7). In that bout he had Cherry on the canvas in the first round.  In his last bout, Sanchez dropped an eight round unanimous decision to undefeated Ronny Rios (17-0) on April 7th.

A packed undercard is being put together that will feature some of the most popular and up and coming talent in the Tri-State Area.

In an eight round Jr. Middleweight bout, top prospect Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia will take on an opponent to be named.

Tapia (14-0, 8 KO’s) of Passaic, New Jersey has been climbing up the ranks with steady performances.  He has stopped his previous three opponents which includes first round stoppage over Carlos Garcia on July 7th.

In a six round Heavyweight bout Patrick Farrell (7-1-1, 3 KO’s) of Jersey City, NJ takes on Mario Munoz (7-3, 3 KO’s)

In an intriguing six round Heavyweight bout, former world amateur champion Joey Dawejko (7-0-1, 3 KO’s) of Philadelphia, PA takes on Dorsett Barnwell (6-0, 3 KO’s) of Norfolk, VA.

Rising Light Heavyweight prospect, Lavarn “Baby Bowe” Harvell (12-0, 7 KO’s) will see action in a six round bout against an opponent to be announced.

Harvell of Atlantic City has scored four consecutive explosive knockouts for which three have come in the first round.

Three highly regarded amateur standouts will be making their pro debuts in four round bouts:

Former three-time Irish champion Tyrone McKenna will take part in a Welterweight bout.  Three-time New Jersey champion Anthony Gangemi of Dover, New Jersey will fight in a Welterweight bout.  Three-time open class champion Tyrell Wright will fight in a Heavyweight bout.  Wright was ranked as the number-five national Heavyweight before turning pro.

Tickets for this outstanding night of boxing are priced at $75 & $50 and can be purchased at Ballys, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at ticketmaster.com or Pound for Pound Promotions by calling 201-867-2008 and Ask for Kathy

Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino is located 1900 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ, 08401. Doors open at 7:00 p.m ET, first fight starts at 7:30 p.m

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by CasualBoxingFan on 07-23-2012

[QUOTE=mrpain81;12365679][I]Joel Diaz is one to watch, his fight against Guy Robb is one of the best this year imo.[/I][/QUOTE] Yeah that was full of action.

Comment by mrpain81 on 07-23-2012

[I]Joel Diaz is one to watch, his fight against Guy Robb is one of the best this year imo.[/I]

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